guys... his post says "... and safemode wont boot."
check bios settings and turn off things you don't need.
also, check all connections, and reseat the ram
wait, wait.... you upgraded to sp2? that probably is the problem
try getting a copy of xp with sp2 slipstreamed
you should be able to do an install without losing any data
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